News are filled with headings about billions going to health costs – what about solutions with impact?


Too little daily activity, too much sitting and a bad physical condition cause expensive costs to Finnish citizens, says the recent research of UKK Institute, a private research and expert organization in Finland. Once again new evidence of huge costs, but does anything change? Should we focus more on root reasons instead of consequences? Often … Continue reading News are filled with headings about billions going to health costs – what about solutions with impact?

Movendos is in a strong growth – individual health and wellbeing in focus


Last year 2017 was a year of strong growth and it kept our team hands filled with work related to new products and services. Now our services, solutions and customer stories are available in our new website. Movendos turnover grew 209 % during 2017 and we continue on the same track. Two years ago our … Continue reading Movendos is in a strong growth – individual health and wellbeing in focus

The Finnish associations learn remote service design from each other


In Finland the associations and foundations have a huge meaning in promoting disease specific individual health and well-being. With new kind of remote coaching processes and courses the professional support can be scaled and brought to the daily life of participants. The positive results indicate that both individual and group based remote coaching with Movendos … Continue reading The Finnish associations learn remote service design from each other

Identifying individual needs and giving right timed support keep people in work life


Health problems and decreasing efficiency and motivation for work cause huge costs on societal level. The risk factors for premature retirement, its causes, consequences and costs are being widely discussed, researched and reported. What can we do in a concrete way to increase individual employee’s health and life management? From early support model to instant … Continue reading Identifying individual needs and giving right timed support keep people in work life

The secret ingredient of high-class health technology – human to human interface


Our blog was published on 10th of March by Health Spa, Finland. Check out the original site or the full text below. The secret ingredient of high-class health technology – human to human interface During the past years it’s been somewhat trendy to measure  all kinds of data. The most enthusiastic but rare individuals collect … Continue reading The secret ingredient of high-class health technology – human to human interface

Movendos Way -This is how we develop forerunner services


Movendos just had its 4th birthday. The origin of the company is in behavioral and health science research in Tampere university of technology, Finland. Years ago a clear problem among health and wellbeing professionals was recognized: their customers – like any of us – have a very human tendency to stick in old habits and … Continue reading Movendos Way -This is how we develop forerunner services

The employee’s value roulette requires proper timing and individuality


Why bother? It’s a good question, which is always lurking around when we are facing situations for making a choice. How does this associate with corporate well-being programs? Well, based on over 20 years of experience, I dare to say – in many ways.  Let’s take an imaginary example. As a responsible company you have … Continue reading The employee’s value roulette requires proper timing and individuality

Research shows -individual coaching brings results in reducing stress


Even half of employees have symptoms of work oriented stress. WithMe research project funded by the European Union and Tekes (2013-2016) researched, how well individual coaching can help to reduce stress and stress related symptoms. 19 companies and research institutions participated the research, including partners from Finland, Belgium and Spain. In Finland, the responsible partner was … Continue reading Research shows -individual coaching brings results in reducing stress

Keys to success on-line coaching content helps to support youth wellness


Movendos has created new task content in the on-line coaching platform. The new material contains ready made tasks to support the holistic wellness of young athletes. The tasks are based on the Keys to Success project managed by YMCA Finland. The task content can be applied to all youth and hobbies, not only athletes. Keys … Continue reading Keys to success on-line coaching content helps to support youth wellness

Movendos helps coaching and healthcare professionals to prevent chronic diseases


How do these facts sound like? 70% of healthcare budget in EU is used for chronic lifestyle related disease care (physical and mental health). 58 % of chronic diseases can be prevented with personalized health coaching provided by a health professional. 10-15% of salary costs are lost due to presenteeism: costs 25 mrd annually in … Continue reading Movendos helps coaching and healthcare professionals to prevent chronic diseases